Learning your own taste can take a while. For some people its natural, and for others it can be lifelong journey. Even our life style, preferences and trends change, we still lean towards a specific style in design. This test will help you to clarify your current perfect style profile. It's designed to help you to create an environment which should bring joy and balance in your life, making you happier! With knowledge of what is your design style is, you can narrow down your list when you decide to decorate your space and go shopping. We've also included a list of our favorite shopping places and some recommendation on decorating. So, what is your design style?
To find out, read what Dominated Letter from the quiz will tell you:
Mostly you love low-profile modern structures. You like it simple and clean! At the same time, boring interiors may not always do it for you. Drop of boogie-woogie can add some fun! You are leaning towards colors, fun details which are grounded with classic foundation. You will be happy in a home which is well lit with natural light and clean of stuff. Easy living is your motto! Simplicity is your key!
IKEA, West Elm, Room & Board, Target
Look for simple shaped furniture. Invest in the large mid-century sofa. Use lots of light, white, bright paint on the wall and don't feel shy to entertain it with colorful accessories and textiles.
Original Industrial Style brings the look of an industrial building to your home. From converted factories to rustic lofts. High ceilings, open floor pans, metal accents, exposed heavy beams, exposed brick, unfinished rustic wood and polished cement floors. What can be too heavy and cold for others, is a dream home for you. You don't mind creating a streamlined design mixed with raw and rustic materials. You love high ceilings and open uncluttered spaces.
Comfort is very important to you, and you are very casual. You are into rustic details. Wood, leather, metal! Nature is in your soul. You keep it warm with lots of light and texture.
Where to Shop:
On-Line: Rejuvenation, Industry West, Joss & Main,
In-Store: Walmart, World Market, Restoration Hardware
What to look for: Naturals for the wall paint. All shades of gray, black or taupe. Don't be afraid to entertain the space with metal, glass, fabric and rugs. You can discover that pendants and fancy chandeliers will look very chick in your home. Just try!
Borrowing ideas from different periods of time and different origin and then combine them in one project. You like to mix up different styles, and never shy to show your unique point of view. No need to match. everything works as soon it is unique or interesting. Sounds like you? Everything in your home will tell the story, and lucky for those who knows how to listen. You are not the one who likes the polished clean look of a furniture store. You love your stuff, lots of stuff. And you like when it looks and feels aged and authentic.
Eclectic design is lots of fun, but it takes a knowledge and experience to decorate correctly. It is very thin ice to walk on when decorating with this style. It's very easy to cross the border of interesting and sophisticated to cluttered and tasteless. "It's all about mixing, matching and layering", " There is a method to the madness'' says Decorist designer Emerie Forehand .
Where to Shop: Everywhere you go!
On-Line: Etsy, Elle Decor, Joss & Main
In-Store: Graig List, Goodwill stores , Flea markets for hidden treasures, World Market, Ikea
This look is about hominess, coziness and personality. It should look like every item has a history and brought from somewhere where you traveled or been. But because all those mismatching items sit in one space, room can look distractive and uneasy to live.
How to make it work: Unify with Color! The best way to ground mismatching items is with colors which is cohesive or even monochromatic. Also it helps to keep to similar textures.
You love interesting timeless décor. You love all those details which bring so much character to your home. You feel comfortable between softer natural colors and textures, but at the same time you appreciate strong metallic accents.
For you it is very important that furnishing are arranged in a symmetrical and harmonious manner. You love to use noble and quality materials such as oak, mahogany, cherry, bronze and marble as well as high-class curtains and floor rugs. Quality and Good Bones! Symmetry and Balance! Décor which will not go out of style in ten, fifteen or even twenty years when you will decide to sell your home
Pottery Barn, Home, Slumberland, Gabberts, Target etc
What to Look for: Natural color polite for the walls. Wood flooring. Ceramic tiling.
This style inspiration came from English and French styles of the 18th and 19th centuries such as Baroque, Rococo, Romantic and Neoclassical. "Traditional style creates a warm, inviting space through the use of ornate details, rich wood tones, luxurious fabrics and buttery leather" Look for the items which today replica of those pieces you have seen in old Victorian houses or museums.
You've got your result. it says your style is... And you mostly agree with it, but... Does it mean its set in stone? What is good to know, is that each style categories includes sub-categories (decorating style) to further hone your aesthetic.
For example, if your design style is Classic and you lean more toward polished, old and formal look, you can probably call yourself Traditionalist.
If you lean toward middle, new and polished- your decorating style may be Transitional.
If you like to keep it casual, then you can find out that Coastal is your thing.
Same applies to other design styles.
Modern: can be Modern Calm, Modern Color Pop (Happy Modern), Curated or Minimalist Luxe
Industrial divides into: Industrial Loft, Contemporary, Industrial Farm House, Industrial Chick
Where did you land? Hit connect and let us know. If you still need help determining your style or have project in mind- let's get in touch we will be happy to help!